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ServiceController.GetDevices Method (String)

Retrieves the device driver services on the specified computer.

Namespace:  System.ServiceProcess
Assembly:  System.ServiceProcess (in System.ServiceProcess.dll)

public static ServiceController[] GetDevices(
	string machineName
)

Parameters

machineName
Type: System.String

The computer from which to retrieve the device driver services.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceProcess.ServiceController[]
An array of type ServiceController in which each element is associated with a device driver service on the specified computer.

ExceptionCondition
Win32Exception

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

ArgumentException

The machineName parameter has invalid syntax.

GetDevices returns only the device driver services from the specified computer. To retrieve the non-device driver services or services that are not drivers, call the GetServices method. Together, the two methods provide access to all the services on a computer.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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